Murphy declares his gubernatorial candidacy

Phil Murphy, the former United States ambassador to Germany, is the first Democrat to announce his candidacy to run for Governor of New Jersey in the 2017 election. reported on his announcement.

Sussex Dems have met Murphy. He spoke at a meeting of the Sussex County Democratic Committee several months ago sharing his thoughts on the needs of the State of New Jersey and his vision to meet them.

This Star Ledger article gives Murphy’s take on five important issues facing the state.